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Adj. Associate Professor and Associate Director Cornell in Washington
I specialize in the industrialized total wars of the 20th century and the asymmetric responses (guerrilla warfare, insurgency, and terrorism) to those wars that evolved after 1945. I have written books on the British Army in World War I, the Philippine-American War, and the Boxer Rebellion in China.
I've recently become the series editor for Cornell University Press' Battlegrounds: Cornell Studies in Military History
My 2018 publications are:
Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai and David Silbey, eds., Wars Civil and Great: A Comparative Analysis of the American Civil War and World War One (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2018).
My 2017 publications were:
"A Match is Nothing Without a Fuse; A Fuse is Nothing Without a Bomb: Starting Two Wars, 1898-1899" Foreign Policy Research Institute, May 2017 and,
"Alexander Hamilton, Soldier." MHQ : The Quarterly Journal of Military History 29, no. 3 (Spring, 2017): 38-45.